Scholarships offered for Camp Nejeda Diabetes Camp

By WBNG News

Scholarships offered for Camp Nejeda Diabetes Camp

April 3, 2013 Updated Apr 3, 2013 at 2:14 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) Lourdes Diabetes Center, in association with the Wendy Lee Klenotiz Scholarship and the Diabetes Association of the Southern Tier, is presenting scholarships to Camp Nejeda Diabetes Camp in Stillwater, New Jersey during the summer of 2013.

According to a news release:

Diabetes camp scholarships are being offered to children with diabetes, between the ages of 9 – 16, who live in the Southern Tier.   

Camp sessions for 2013 run July 7 - 19 for ages 13-15, July 21- August 2 for ages 9-13 and
August 4-16 for ages 14-16.   The scholarship covers the entire camp fee.

To be considered for the scholarship, the child must complete an application form and an essay between 100 – 300 words telling why he or she would like to attend Camp Nejeda, how attending the camp would be beneficial, what he or she expects to learn at camp and how the child’s entire family plans to use this experience in the community.

The scholarship does not include transportation to or from Camp Nejeda which is located approximately 2 1/2 hours from Binghamton. The camp also requires that a parent or guardian accompany the camper the first day of camp and pick up the camper the last day of camp.

To receive an application, or for more information, call the Lourdes Diabetes Center at 772-6269 or download an application at http://www.lourdes.com/centers-and-services/diabetes-center/diabetes-camp-scholarships .  The application and essay must be completed and returned no later than April 12, 2013.